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Dosage Charts

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosage Chart

SHOULD NOT BE GIVEN TO INFANTS LESS THAN 2 MONTHS OF AGE WITHOUT CONSULTING YOUR PHYSICIAN

Child's Weight Infant's Unconcentrated Drops
160mg/5mL
Children's Suspension Liquid
160mg/5mL
Children's Soft Chews
80mg/ea
Junior Strength Chewable
160 mg/ea
Regular Strength Tablets
325 mg/ea
6-11 lbs 1.25mL 1.25mL --- --- ---
12-17 lbs 2.5 mL 2.5 mL --- --- ---
18-23 lbs 3.75 mL 3.75 mL 1 ½ tablets --- ---
24-35 lbs 5 mL 5 mL 2 tablets 1 tablet ---
36-47 lbs 7.5 mL 7.5 mL 3 tablets 1 ½ tablets ---
48-59 lbs 10 mL 10 mL 4 tablets 2 tablets 1 tablet
60-71 lbs 12.5 mL 12.5 mL 5 tablets 2 ½ tablets 1 tablet
72-95 lbs 15 mL 15 mL 6 tablets 3 tablets 1 ½ tablets
96+ lbs 20 mL 20 mL 8 tablets 4 tablets 2 tablets

Please note: One dose lasts 4 hours. Do not give over 5 doses in 24 hours.

Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Dosage

DO NOT USE IN CHILDREN UNDER 6 MONTHS OF AGE.

Child's Weight Infant's Concentrated Drops
50mg/1.25mL
Children's Suspension
100mg/5mL
Junior Strength Tablets
100 mg/ea
Regular Strength Tablets
200 mg/ea
12-17 lbs 1.25 mL 2.5 mL --- ---
18-23 lbs 1.875 mL 3.75 mL --- ---
24-35 lbs 2.5 mL 5 mL --- ---
36-47 lbs 3.75 mL 7.5 mL --- ---
48-59 lbs 5 mL 10 mL 2 tablets 1 tablet
60-71 lbs --- 12.5 mL 2 ½ tablets 1 tablet
72-95 lbs --- 15 mL 3 tablets 1 ½ tablets
96+ lbs --- 20 mL 4 tablets 2 tablets

Please note: One dose lasts 6 hours. Do not give over 4 doses in 24 hours.